Parish History

Founded in 1953, the Newman Center developed soon into a university parish offering a wide variety of ministries and programs. Committed to good liturgy, social justice, Christian service, and total Christian formation, the parish serves the Kent State University Community and beyond.


1424 Horning Road
Kent, Ohio 44240

Contact Information:

Phone: 330.678.0240
Fax: 330.678.7780

Mass Times:

Sunday: 9:00am & 11:00am, 7:00pm (During School)
Weekdays: Tuesday 8:00pm (During school)

Very Rev. Richard F. Pentello, V.F., Pastor
Carmen Roebke, Pastoral Associate